Recombinant Rat EGF Protein Summary
A recombinant protein corresponding to 53 amino acids of Rat EGF
Amino Acid Sequence: NSNTGCPPSYDGYCLNGGVCMYVESVDRYVCNCVIGYIGERCQHRDLRWWKLR
|Details of Functionality
Biological Activity: The ED50 as calculated by the dose-dependant proliferation of murine BALB/c 3T3 cells is less than 0.1ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of > 1 x 10^7units/mg.
Results: <0.1 ng/ml
| Protein/Peptide Type
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store at -20C. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
From PBS, pH 7.4.
Centrifuge prior to opening. Reconstitute with sterilized water to a final concentration greater than or equal to 0.1 mg/ml.
After reconstituted, dilute further with other aqueous solutions.
Alternate Names for Recombinant Rat EGF Protein
- epidermal growth factor (beta-urogastrone)
- epidermal growth factor
- pro-epidermal growth factor
Epidermal growth factor has a profound effect on the differentiation of specific cells in vivo and is a potent mitogenic factor for a variety of cultured cells of both ectodermal and mesodermal origin. The EGF precursor is believed to exist as a membrane-bound molecule which is proteolytically cleaved to generate the 53-amino acid peptide hormone that stimulates cells to divide. EGF stimulates the growth of various epidermal and epithelial tissues in vivo and in vitro and of some fibroblasts in cell culture. Epidermal Growth Factor Rat Recombinant produced in E.Coli is a single, non-glycosylated, polypeptide chain containing 53 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 6151 Dalton. The Rat EGF is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.
This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Peptides and proteins are guaranteed
for 3 months from date of receipt.
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